BBC & Scotsman Stories on Elphinstone Institute

BBC & Scotsman Stories on Elphinstone Institute

Staff and students from the Elphinstone Institute have featured in newspapers, radio, and television in the past two weeks, talking about their research.

Dr Frances Wilkins, lecturer in Ethnomusicology, was interviewed by the Scotsman about her research on the Scottish influence in Cree fiddle traditions in Canada.

Read the story here: How the Fiddle Landed in Canada from Orkney

PhD student Sheila Young was interviewed by BBC Scotland both for radio and television, on her research to do with pre-nuptial blackenings in the North-East.

Watch the video clip here: Lifting the Lid on Pre-Wedding Blackenings in Scotland

Emeritus Professor Ian Russell was interviewed for the BBC One Show on the carolling traditions of Lodge Moor near Sheffield.

Watch the video clip here (segment begins at 22m55s): The BBC One Show

 

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